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because they haven't caught him yet but it doesn't take a big leap of the imagination to think that he has got a huge problem of some kind with speed cameras but unlike the rest of us, he went through some pretty big extremes today. reporting live along the vw parkway near the airport scott broom, 9news now. >> hope they find him soon. scott, thank you. >>> here is a commuter alert for you tonight ahead of tomorrow morning's drive. right after the morning commute the dc department of transportation will close branch avenue on either side of pennsylvania avenue southeast and that is so crews can rebuild that part of the road. if the weather cooperates branch avenue will stay closed until monday morning at 5 a.m. >>> after 28 years in the business, one of the district's most popular dance clubs is closed. apex nightclub's general manager moeed on his facebook page that the club's last night of business was saturday. the bar was popular with college students and members of the gay and lesbian community. >>> a unique safety option to help you not speed or drive aggressively. >>> the high and l
this time of year but rarely are they this big or this strong. i didn't know they had monsoons. >> this is their rainy season out there. >> doesn't rain that much though, does it? >> no. actually, it canceled flights and delayed flights. >> i can only imagine. >> we actually -- kind of pleasant outside. yes, it is humid. let's start with temperatures. not crazy hot though. mid-80s downtown. that's reasonable. upper 80s now as you head up into leesburg, martinsburg. down to the south in the low 80s in culpeper. and 81 in fredericksburg. 82 in andrews. not bad. we are in a summer pattern. no doubt about that. muggy storms mainly south and east tonight. pretty much taken them out of the immediate metro area. afternoon showers and thunderstorms possible thursday. and even a better chance of showers and thunderstorms on friday. in fact, thursday nifray mornin be a little bit of a mess. for tonight though let's just say partly cloudy and muggy. some patch fog late. lows 68 to 74 and winds out of the southwest at about 10. inside the beltway in downtown, a little bit uncomfortable ton
and the responsibility that it's on her. >> i think that's a big failure for the justice system. >> so convicted only of four misdemeanor counts for which she has not yet been sentenced. why is casey anthony still behind bars tonight? why didn't her lawyers ask the judge to let her out until she is sentenced on thursday? some thought it was an oversight, a lawyer's mistake. but tonight gary nurenberg reports the answer may be for her own safety. >> reporter: they did get her for lying. >> we the jury find the defendant guilty of providing false information to law enforcement officers. >> reporter: but she's already been in custody for three years. >> i think the judge will release her on thursday. there is no reason to keep her in any longer. >> reporter: so why didn't her defense team ask that she be released pending sentencing. perhaps for her own safety to let tempers cool. the local sheriff saw the big crowds outside the courthouse. >> please, i ask this community, that regardless of one's personal beliefs about the innocence or guilt of casey marie anthony, that you maintain your peaceful resol
money you're spending on salaries over at the white house. we're talking about some big bucks here! white house staffers make $37 million a year combined in salaries and here's a look at the breakdown. it takes 454 staffers to run the white house office and that doesn't count staff for the president like butlers and chefs. the median salary for white house worker is $70,000 a year but one out of every three people working at the white house makes at least $100,000 a year. and the maximum salary allowed is $172,200. so, who makes that much money? we're only talking about the biggest names here. press secretary, jay carney, counter terrorism advisor john brennan. chiefs of staff bill daley. adviser david plouffe and seven others. of course, the president makes over $400,000. >> we're talking our tax dollars. >> what if they're with private companies? >> they would make a lot more. let's take the case of bill daley, for example, when he was working with jpmorgan, he was making $9 million. >> whoa! >> but think of it this way, of course working at the white house increases your marketa
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's no way you could go. everybody has a big stake in the case. >> vinnie is a former prosecutor. you seemed fairly confident the prosecution had done a sound job. you mentioned the way the jury was reacting to the defense, giving you an idea maybe this would not be good for the defense. of course things happened otherwise. you think the prosecution, anything you should have done differently in. >> not at all. it comes down to reasonable doubt. you know this is a criminal defendant's best friend, it's our system, the foundation of our system, reasonable doubt. this jury found it reasonable to believe that a grandfather would see his granddaughter drown in an innocent manner with no credible liability, take that innocent accident, cover it up to frame his own daughter for first-degree murder and watch her have to battle a potential death penalty, they found it reasonable, so under our system, she's not guilty. >> jennifer jose baez took his fair share of criticism throughout the trial but in the end emerges as a guy who played this, an attorney who played this very well. you mentioned the cou
. that's about 3% to 4% of total jobs in the region. >>> a big federal contractor may be house hunting. bechtel says it is considering moving its offices out of frederick to another location in the washington area. the frederick news post reports the san francisco-based company told its 2,000 workers on thursday that leases on the frederick offices are up for renewal. the company has coordinated many international projects including nuclear reactors and $2.3 billion in construction contracts in iraq. so, you know, you can imagine a lot of areas are going to start bidding on those. >> yeah. >> they're going to try to get a better deal on the current lease. >> the thought had occurred. could be a little bit of a negotiation tactic. >> you would think leases are lower than in the washington area. interesting. >> we'll see if they can get a deal somewhere else. >> metro says its trains are meeting all of the agency's on- time goals now. >> a closer look at the numbers is revealing something else. >> olga breese is in for howard bernstein with our forecast today. we could use a little breez
prefers a big package, we all do. and i hope that there will be some kind of breakthrough tomorrow. >> reporter: scott, the president said today if they don't get a deal in the next couple of weeks, interest rates could soar, the nation's credit could be downgraded, and the economy could spiral into a second recession, or worse. >> pelley: chip, thank you. by far, the most awe inspiring pictures we've seen this week came from phoenix, arizona, where a cloud of dust seemed to swallow up the entire city last evening. flights were grounded, drivers couldn't see more than a few feet in front of their cars. folks who live in phoenix are calling it the mother of all dust storms. we've been hit by a lot of violent weather this year, and we asked ben tracy to look into why. >> reporter: this is a legitimate haboob, or dust storm. >> reporter: the giant wall of dust that swept into phoenix was bigger than most, a mile high and packing at least 60 mile per hour winds. >> we thought it was a cloud. then we got into it and it was just black. >> reporter: the dust began to gather near tucson wh
you have my attention. your husband is awfully smart. we like mike. >> a big honor for one middle school in fairfax county. one. three schools in the whole nation honored for being environmentally friendly. the school, lanier middle on germantown road in fairfax. it won the green flag award for the national wildlife federation. students are encouraged to conserve energy and use less water. 30 schools in fairfax take part in similar ecoschools projects. >>> well, there is a new way to find green jobs across the mid- atlantic. it is called green works job portal. it is at marc green works.com. that's marc with a c. the seice search and recruitment tools. there are jobs across maryland, d.c. and virginia. to get a link, go to wusa9.com and look under our green news section. >>> it is 6:09. here's a look at what's still ahead in this how were of 9news now. >> reaction to the casey anthony murder trial verdic what next after she's found not guilty. >> paying for extras. learn the one perk to which frequent fliers say i will shell out the cash. >> your weather first when 9news now retur
mission payload. >> just this whole cubicle. >> essentially, a big hardware box, the size of a washing machine that will fly on the shuttle and dock on the international space station. its purpose is to service future satellites. >> starting on friday, i will have my team in here so i will be pinning my team 55 minutes into the flight, does everything look good? >> all eyes are on the final mission with goddard and a special role. >> i think i can't believe this is the final space shuttle mission. it is emotional to think this is a magical piece of hardware, amazing engineering feat. we are going to lose it. >> this friday's launch into orbit will be the 135th blastoff and shuttle's last mission. >> it will be sad to see it all end. >> the shuttle has cleared the tower. >> at goddard spaceflight center, surae chinn, 9news now. >>> our kristin fisher is heading to the kennedy space center. she'll have live reports later this week as we get closer to the launch of atlantis. if all goes to plan, liftoff is scheduled for 11:26 friday morning. >>> still to come when the news continues, new
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